Please have a look at our news-archive or event-archive, if you are looking for past announcements.


14/06/2017: Elias Naumann at the SSA in Zurich

Our member Elias Naumann (A6) will present his paper on "Sozialer Status und Wohlfahrtsstaatspräferenzen" at the Congress of the Swiss Sociological Association (SSA) in Zurich, Switzerland, June 21 - 23, 2017.


12/06/2017: Carina Cornesse at ITSEW in Nuremberg

Our member Carina Cornesse (A8) will talk about "Sample Accurancy and Response Quality in Online Panels" at the International Total Survey Error Workshop (ITSEW) at the Institute for Employment Research (IAB) in Nuremberg, June 12 - 14, 2017.


08/06/2017: SFB Members at 7th Annual EPSA Conference in Milan

Our members Sebastian Juhl (C2), Hyeonho Hahm (C6) and Nick Lin (C1) will be participating at the 7th Annual General Conference of the European Political Science Association (EPSA), in Milan, Italy, June 22 - 24, 2017.

For more information on the program, please have a look here.


27/05/2017: Rania Megally to visit the SFB

Rania Megally, PhD-Student at the German University in Cairo (Egypt), will be visiting the SFB to evaluate the data collected in Egyptian Kindergarten in project A9. Her research stay will last from June 10 - September 10, 2017.


22/05/2017: Christopher Antoun to visit Mannheim

Christopher Antoun, Postdoctoral Researcher at the Center for Survey Measurement, U.S. Census Bureau in Suitland (Maryland, USA), will be visiting project A9 to work on the analysis of data on smartphone ownership and use in Germany - data collected in the GIP, June 5-18, 2017. In addition, he will collaborate with A9 on the willingness to participate in passive mobile data collection, in a German nonprobability online panel.


30/03/2017: Marc Debus new director of the MZES

Our principal investigator Marc Debus (project C2) wasappointed  as new director of the Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (MZES) of the University of Mannheim. He will lead the MZES for the next three years.
The 38-year old Political Scientist Marc Debus has already been part of the MZES Executive Board as Head of Research Department B "European Political Systems and their Integration" since spring 2014.

Media coverage on the new appointment: Metropolnews, Rheinpfalz


20/03/2017: Katharina Burgdorf awarded best GOR Thesis in Berlin

Our student assistant Katharina Burgdorf (Z1) was awarded the GOR Thesis Award at the General Online Research Conference, March 15-17, 2017 in Berlin.

The award was for her Bachelorthesis on "Determinants of Item Nonresponse in the German Internet Panel". Her supervisor was our member Barbara Felderer.

For more information have a look here.

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